Reminder: deadline to submit your proposal is March 21, 2013.
With 10 themes to choose from:
– Theme 1: Policy and ideology of social economy
– Theme 2: Measurement and assessment of the social economy
– Theme 3: Laws on social economy, legal statutes and types of undertaking
– Theme 4: Financing mechanisms, state aid and public policies
– Theme 5: Innovative management
– Theme 6: Governance models
– Theme 7: Network management, partnerships and stakeholders
– Theme 8: Globalization and local anchoring
– Theme 9: Social economy, social inclusion and fight against poverty
– Theme 10: Social innovations, products and services
Philippe Van Parijs studied philosophy, law, political economy, sociology and linguistics at the Facultés universitaires Saint Louis (Brussels) and the Universities of Louvain, Oxford, Bielefeld and California (Berkeley). He holds doctorates in the social sciences (Louvain, 1977) and in philosophy (Oxford, 1980).
Benoît Lévesque is an associate professor at Ecole nationale d’administration publique du Québec and emeritus professor at University of Quebec à Montreal. He was co-founder of Centre sur les innovations sociales (CRISES) and Alliance de recherche Universités/Communautés in social economy (ARUC-ÉS), organizations that he led until 2003. From 2002 until 2010, he chaired the International Scientific Council of CIRIEC International. Throughout his career, he led and published researches numerous publications on economic sociology, the Quebec model ofdevelopment, the social economy, social transformations, governance and the regional and local development.